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Apr 8, 2022
Elon Musk and Twitter, The New Art of Shopping and French Dissent
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A Winter of Energy Discontent, Bridging Gender Pay and More Headaches for Boris
Concerns for Ireland’s energy security gather apace with some ominous reports this week that Britain may stop supplying gas to mainland Europe if the country is hit by extreme shortages in the coming months and this week on Taking Stock Mandy Johnston will be discussing the potential implications of this and the wider issues with Paul Deane from UCC & Mark Varian, Chair of the Energy & Environment Committee with the British Irish Chamber of Commerce. PwC has called for greater clarity on new rules that oblige larger companies to report and publicly explain their gender pay gap. Mandy is joined by Doone O’Doherty to examine what’s happening Plus it’s been another eventful week for UK politics and Mandy takes stock of recent developments and what it all means for Boris Johnson's leadership with political scientist Sir John Curtice.
Jun 24, 2022
The Future of the Professions, Charity Sector Post-Pandemic & Growth in the Private Jet Market
This week on Taking Stock Mandy Johnston is joined by Daniel Susskind, Fellow in Economics at Balliol College, Oxford & co-author of ‘The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts' to discuss the impact technologies are having on the way we work now and will continue to do so in the years to come. Trócaire CEO, Caoimhe de Barra & Pat Dennigan, CEO of Focus Ireland discuss the battle they faced during the pandemic, pivoting their models to accommodate the drastic changes throughout that time and where the sector is now. And according to the latest figures, private flights now account for one-quarter of all air traffic in the United States. To discuss the boom in this market is Doug Gollan, Editor of Private Jet Card Comparisons and Travel Contributor to Forbes Magazine.
Jun 17, 2022
A Looming Trade War, American Democracy Examined and The Business Book of the Year
This week on Taking Stock Mandy Johnston talks to Martina Lawless of the ERSI about a possible looming trade war between the UK and The EU and what that might mean for Ireland. Author Bernard Marr talks about his latest book which has been named as Business Book of the year for 2022; ‘The 25+ Trends That Are Redefining Organisations’. And we hear about the Committee examining last year’s attack on the US Congress when Mandy is joined by Financial Time journalist Kiran Stacey from Washington to tell us about what has been happening and what does it all say about the state of American Democracy.